Julia Hartley-Brewer

This lady isn't for turning. Give her a call on all the biggest stories of the day.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Home ownership: 'It's true the younger generation have it easy and expect too much', says property expert

Home ownership: 'The younger generation have it easy and expect too much', says housing commentator Henry Pryor

'The younger generation have it easy and expect too much', says property expert

Property expert Henry Pryor tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he's amazed at how many young people buy property with help from their parents

'Local elections confirm our preconceptions, but the general election could be different', says pollster

Theresa May shouldn't take June triumph for granted despite local election results, says polling guru

'Theresa May can't take June triumph for granted despite last night's results'

Professor of politics John Curtice tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the local elections haven't given us a big headline about politics

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'One of the biggest myths about the Royal Family is that they work hard', says campaign group Republic

'How can anyone seriously say Prince Philip worked hard?' asks republican campaigner

'How can anyone seriously say Prince Philip worked hard?'

Anti-monarchy campaign group Republic believe that if anyone else in the public eye had made comments like Prince Philip has, they would have been thrown out of their job

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time', says Sunday Times Rich List

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time', says Sunday Times Rich List creator

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time'

Adele earned £40 million last year, making her the richest solo female musician in the latest Sunday Times Rich List

'No one will begrudge Prince Philip for scaling back his duties', says royal correspondent

'Not even republicans will begrudge Prince Philip scaling back' says royal correspondent

'Not even republicans will begrudge Prince Philip scaling back'

The Duke of Edinburgh will no longer carry on with official public engagements from autumn this year

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Madeleine McCann - media lawyer points out injustice in attention devoted to case

Madeleine McCann: 'If the parents had been black and from a council estate, they might have been charged with neglect'

'Madeleine's parents might have been charged with neglect had they been black'

Mark Lewis was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer on the ten-year-anniversary of the little girl's disappearance

Gardiner said he is not among the UK's highest band of earners

Labour MP Barry Gardiner describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on over £75,000 a year

Labour MP Barry describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on £75,000 a year

Barry Gardiner made the comment despite earning three times more than the UK average

Brexit: 'Juncker regards a prosperous UK with friendly EU relationship as a threat to the Union', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Jean-Claude Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU, says Daniel Hannan

The politician spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the so-called Brexit bill, claiming the European Commission president is terrified that the EU's core doctrine of 'ever closer union' will be threatened

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

'Brexit negotiations will be dirty, confrontational and not conducted secretly', says journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule', says Telegraph journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule'

The Telegraph's Europe Editor Peter Foster tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May is naive if she thinks Brexit negotiations will be completed in secret

'Reports of Brexit talks will show the Commission in a bad light around Europe', says trade negotiator

Jean-Claude Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press, says trade negotiator

'Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press'

Shanker Singham believes negotiation powers in Europe will be shifted from the Commission to council ministers quickly

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'The United Airlines passenger will have received more than £1 million in compensation', says PR agent

United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million, says PR agent

'United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million'

David Dao, the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged from a flight, has received an undisclosed financial settlement

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything that hasn't relied on Daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything without daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Trump's children always rely on 'daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer discusses Donald Trump's first 100 days in office with a member of his transition team

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed even Aristotle, says lawyer

Jonathan Goldberg QC tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the court system has been discredited by this case

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'The northern white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness', says  Ol Pejeta Conservancy

'The northern white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness', says conservationist

'The white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness'

A male northern white rhino now has a Tinder profile, in a bid to raise money to help the species reproduce

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to allow public vote on Brexit deal

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to give public a vote on Brexit deal

Green co-leader backs second Brexit vote

Caroline Lucas says people deserve a say on final Brexit deal - but Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses her of lying in her interpretation of what leaving EU really means

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea', says research fellow

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

'People aren't confident that Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

Senior research fellow Aidan Foster-Carter tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that after Trump's meeting there are no military options on the table

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

The former MP resigned from the party after Heathrow Airport was selected for expansion last year

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Tim Farron is asked about his beliefs as journalists know it will make him squirm', says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

Lib Dem commentator Stephen Tall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that asking about Tim Farron's beliefs on gay people is not relevant to the general election

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'It's heartbreaking to see the Maiden yacht in appalling condition, but we will restore it', says crew leader Tracy Edwards

'It's heartbreaking to see the Maiden yacht in appalling condition, but we will restore it', says crew leader Tracy Edwards

'It's heartbreaking to see the Maiden yacht in appalling condition'

Former crew leader on the Maiden yacht Tracy Edwards announces the support of Jordan's Princess Haya Bint Hussain in their restoration project

MP Barry Gardiner on UK Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd go back round the tiger'

Labour MP Barry Gardiner on Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd turn round and face the tiger'

MP Barry Gardiner refuses to say whether Labour would accept a bad Brexit deal

Labour MP Barry Gardiner explains Labour's Brexit strategy to Julia Hartley-Brewer

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

LISTEN: talkRADIO stars appear in live Sun Talks debate on UK's post-Brexit future

LISTEN: talkRADIO stars appear in live Sun Talks debate on UK's post-Brexit future

talkRADIO stars appear in live Sun Talks debate on UK's post-Brexit future

The debate on Brexit became very heated as each member of the panel argued their point with force

Burka ban: 'You should be close to god regardless of whether you wear a tribal rag on your face', says Imam

Oxford Imam backs UKIP burqa ban: 'You can be close to God without a tribal rag on your face'

'You can be close to God without a tribal rag on your face'

UKIP have announced a burka ban in its general election manifesto, and Imam Taj Hargey believes such a ban would be a good idea

'Labour can’t be trusted with the protection of the UK and it's strategically illiterate', says Chris Parry

Jeremy Corbyn is inviting annihilation from Kim Jong-un, says former MoD director-general

Jeremy Corbyn can't be trusted to protect the UK, says former MoD director

Jeremy Corbyn claimed he wouldn't use nuclear weapons if he was in power and may not even back a drone strike to kill the leader of Isis

'In a few years Marine Le Pen will tell the public they may as well try the National Front', says professor

'Marine Le Pen won't win this time - but in five years it might be a different story'

'Marine Le Pen won't win this time - but in five years it might be different'

Professor Matthew Goodwin believes Emmanuel Macron is likely to win the French Presidential election, but he won't hold on to power for long

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

General election: 'Labour aren't giving hope or argument for change', says Angus MacNeil MSP

General election: SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

Angus MacNeil, MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

'For Marine Le Pen, the Paris shooting came at the right time,', says French politics professor

Paris terror attack came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says French politics expert

Paris shooting came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says politics expert

Dr David Lees spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the fallout from last night's attack

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

'Theresa May doesn't want to do live TV debates because the Tories don't want a surge for Tim Farron', says commentator

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

Paul Staines, founder of the Guido Fawkes website, claims Prime Minister won't take part in live TV debates because the Tories fear a surge in support for the Lib Dems

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'There's a fear of political messages being skewed by TV debates', says Dominic Raab MP

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs': Dominic Raab defends Tory leader

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs'

Dominic Raab, Tory MP for Esher and Walton spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Labour MP Barry Gardiner criticises timing of snap general election

Labour MP Barry Gardiner asks Theresa May: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Barry Gardiner asks: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Theresa May has called a snap general election which will take place on June 8, but Barry Gardiner believes this will affect the Brexit deal

Early election: 'This is a massive gamble for the Conservatives', says Labour MP

Early election: 'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with ATL Union over grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammars

ATL representative Jean Roberts admits her view doesn't correspond with official union policy

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'People love the price and convenience of United Airlines, so most will continue to use it', says PR agent

PR agent rubbishes United Airlines boycott talk: 'People love their prices'

PR agent rubbishes United Airlines boycott talk: 'People love their prices'

PR agent Mark Borkowski tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that United Airlines needs to change - but their low prices will continue to attract business

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'United Airlines should have accepted the fact that their staff couldn't travel', says former pilot

'United Airlines should have accepted that their staff couldn't travel', says former pilot

'United Airlines should have accepted the fact that their staff couldn't travel'

Former airline pilot Terry Tozer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the pilot may have had no idea a passenger was being pulled from his seat

United Airlines: 'The man who was removed should never have been on the plane in the first place', says travel association ABTA

United Airlines passenger should never have been on that plane in the first place, says travel association ABTA

'The passenger on the United Airlines flight shouldn't have been on the plane'

Spokesperson Sean Tipton tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the airline should have asked passengers to leave at check-in, not on the flight

'If President Assad is removed from Syria, it could empower Isis', says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

Inderjeet Parmar tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that military generals are calling the shots in America rather than Donald Trump

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

University Challenge sexism: Julia Hartley-Brewer says she couldn't care less about what gender the teams are

University Challenge sexism: Julia says she couldn't care less what gender the teams are

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims gender of University Challenge teams doesn't matter

Julia Hartley-Brewer says getting upset about sexism on University Challenge is like getting upset about someone who can't walk not running at the Olympics

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher that no one is allowed to criticise Waitrose on her show, whilst they chat about Emily Thornberry's comments

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more air strikes', says politics professor

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more airstrikes'

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria'

The US launched an airstrike on a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Idlib which killed at least 80 people

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee chair

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work'

The US has carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Syria which killed at least 80 people

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt over Supreme Court ruling

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt over Supreme Court ruling

Julia in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt

Father Jon Platt has lost a Supreme Court battle, as it upheld the decision to fine him over taking his daughter out of school for a week long holiday, which was unauthorised

Julia Hartley-Brewer talks to Ken Livingstone for 12 minutes - and he doesn’t mention the H word

Julia Hartley-Brewer talks to Ken Livingstone for 12 minutes - and he doesn’t mention Hitler

Ken Livingstone manages to speak for 12 minutes without mentioning Hitler

Ken Livingstone has previously spoken about Hitler in several interviews, but he managed to get through an entire 12-minute chat without doing so on talkRADIO

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia asks Labour education chief Angela Rayner 'why should a cleaner at your kids' school pay for their meals?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks the shadow education secretary why she expects taxes from those on low wages to pay for the meals of children from privileged backgrounds

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Sadiq Khan has announced a range of measures to tackle pollution (Wikipedia)

'Sadiq Khan's '40,000 pollution deaths a year' is a zombie statistic and isn't true, says respiratory physician

'Sadiq Khan's 40,000 pollution deaths a year figure is just a zombie statistic'

Figures have been reported which claim pollution causes almost 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, but a respiratory physician has said the figure is wrong

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party for a further year

Ken Livingstone: Jewish leader mocks Labour for 'going south in the polls' and says Corbyn must take action

Ken Livingstone: Jewish leader mocks Labour for 'going south in the polls'

Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour party for another year over anti-Semitic comments

Members of the White Helmets rescue forces remove a body after the bombardment of Idlib in March 2017. The city has suffered another horrific bombardment this week

Idlib massacre: MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend her 2013 vote against air strikes

MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend 2013 vote against Syria air strikes

McGovern fails to give clear answer when asked whether she is ashamed of voting against strikes four years ago

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Peter Lilley says Hillary Benn has done a good job up to this point - but his latest report was far too one-sided

Brexit committee member Peter Lilley blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

Brexit committee member blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

A number of MPs reportedly walked out of a Commons Brexit Select Committee meeting, where chairman Hilary Benn was said to have tried to make members agree on a report

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